International film premiere for UKZN student
The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) Master of Arts student Ms Kayleigh Gemmell is set to have her animated film The Next Few Months premiere at the first virtual Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Her film is one of four to be selected from South Africa. Annecy is a competition between cartoon films... Read more
Excessive Screen Gazing May Cause Digital Eye Strain
Too much time staring at a screen during lockdown can cause digital eye strain previously known as computer vision syndrome, says UKZN lecturer in the Discipline of Optometry, Dr Alvin Munsamy.       ‘If you consider that a computer is not the only electronic device we use today then digital eye... Read more
Arts student premiers her animated film at the first virtual Annecy International Film Festival
The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal`s (UKZN`s) Master of Arts student Ms Kayleigh Gemmell is set to have her animated film The Next Few Months premiere at the first virtual Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Her film is one of four to be selected from South Africa. Annecy is a... Read more
UKZN Researchers Review Evidence for Quantum Effects in the Brain
A review undertaken by researchers at UKZN’s Centre for Quantum Technology, published in the AVS Quantum Science journal as an editor’s pick, examines evidence for the role of quantum effects in neural processes in the brain, saying that this knowledge could be useful in determining how we think about... Read more
UKZN Student Co-creates Coronavirus Digital Comic ‘Don’t Panic’
PhD student in the School of Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Mr Damien Tomaselli is the co-creator of a digital comic and motion book called Don’t Panic, designed to assist parents to inform their children about Coronavirus, explain why they are in lockdown, and how best to... Read more
S’sekelo Zungu – an Inspiration for Others!
Education student Mr S’sekelo Zungu has been selected as one of UKZN’s Top 40 Inspiring Students for his dedication and passion in the areas of community engagement, leadership and academic excellence. ‘I strive to be a leader of progressive movements so I can help better communities which is possible... Read more
Migration Linked to Mortality Rate in study
A collaborative study, recently published in the prestigious journal Plos Medicine and conducted amongst scientists from UKZN/Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), the United States and the United Kingdom has linked migration to a high rate of mortality amongst HIV positive women, up to a year after giving birth. The findings of... Read more
Dr Joe Molete Aims to inspire ‘greatness’
The DUT Communications team spoke to the dynamic Dr Joe Molete, who is the new Director of the Midlands Campuses as of January 2020. He is responsible for the leadership and growth of the two DUT Midlands (Indumiso and Riverside) campuses. Dr Molete is ecstatic to be part of... Read more
DUT paper 3rd at Clemson University Power System Conference
Earning a third place award for an outstanding conference paper at the 17th Clemson University Power System Conference (PSC) is Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Professor and Chair, at the Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Innocent Davidson, and Elutunji Buraimoh, a doctoral student at the Department of Electrical Power... Read more
DUT’s Gomolemo Mohapi Aims To Upskill Members Of The Community Through Technology
The charismatic Gomolemo Mohapi is a young, passionate Applications Development student from the Durban University of Technology (DUT), who is completing his Advanced Diploma in ICT. He has a keen interest in learning about Microsoft tools and technologies such as C#, .Net and Microsoft Azure. Mohapi through his love... Read more